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Estimating lake susceptibility to acidification due to acid deposition.

Author(s):

Dale S. Nichols

Year:

1990

Publication type:

Research Paper (RP)

Primary Station(s):

Northern Research Station

Historical Station(s):

North Central Research Station

Source:

Research Paper NC-289. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Description

Presents a graphical procedure for evaluating the same sensitivity of lakes to acidification due to acid deposition. The procedure is based on empirical relationships between sulfur (and in some cases nitrogen) deposition rates and lake pH, acid-neutralizing capacity, base cation concentrations, and the amount of runoff.

Citation

Nichols, Dale S. 1990. Estimating lake susceptibility to acidification due to acid deposition. Research Paper NC-289. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

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